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Apple Mac Pro shipping estimates slip to April

Apple’s online stores in the U.S. and the U.K. on Tuesday changed shipping estimates of the latest Mac Pro desktops to April, delaying the highly-anticipated product by another month. The reasons why Apple cannot ship the new workstations immediately are still not clear. Apple’s new Mac Pro utilizes numerous proprietary …

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Nokia set to debut its first Android phone at MWC

Nokia is set to reveal its low end Android powered smartphone at the Mobile World Congress this month according to the Wall Street Journal. The publication cited sources “familiar with the matter”, the phone is said to be code named the Nokia Normandy and will appear at the Barcelona based …

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ARM unveils Cortex-A17 core for mainstream devices

ARM Holdings, a leading developer of microprocessor technologies for mobile and low-power devices, on Tuesday introduced its new general-purpose core designed for entry-level and mainstream devices based on Google Android operating system in 2015 and beyond. In addition, ARM revealed its new cost-optimized Mali-T720 graphics processing unit. ARM Cortex-A17 processor …

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HTC might release its own Smartwatch this year

It looks like HTC is gearing up to join the wearable tech market this year as the Taiwanese phone maker has hinted that it is making its own Android powered Smartwatch, which could compete against the Samsung’s Galaxy Gear. During an interview with Bloomberg, company co-founder, Cher Wang, admitted that …

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Steve Jobs wanted Mac OS X to run on Sony Vaio PCs

One of the first things that Steve Jobs did when he returned to Apple in the late nineties was to cancel all plans regarding making Apple Mac OS available to third-party PC makers. However, several years later he was considering to allow Sony to use the innovative OS X operating …

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Anti-piracy app shows how little labels pay artists

A new app developed between British lobby group UK Music, the Intellectual Property Office and Aaardman Animations, known as Music Inc, was released to try and show gamers the impact that music piracy has on the industry, but in reality just showcases how little it is labels actually pay their …

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Chairman of Asus vows smart-watch device in 2014

Asustek Computer first demonstrated a prototype of a smart-watch device (code-named Waveface) around four years ago. This year, the product of this kind is expected to become a reality, according to the company’s chairman Jonney Shih. Asustek Computer, one of the leading maker of computers and PC components, told its …

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Apple experimenting with solar and kinetic charging for iWatch

Apple’s long rumoured iWatch could feature solar-powered, wireless or even kinetic based charging if a report from The New York Times is to be believed. Early last year The Verge reported that Apple was apparently having trouble with battery life on the upcoming wearable device, so it is possible that …

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Apple store prankster talks drivel and takes bribes

Imagine a world where the overly friendly young chaps and chap-esses in an Apple store didn't actually have a clue what they were talking about, regularly make up technology to describe what your looking at and were happy to accept bribes. KitGuru checks out secret cam footage of this alternative reality.

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